An explosion rocked a festival in Hilongos, Leyte Wednesday night, police said.
This was confirmed by Police Senior Superintendent Franco Simborio, provincial director of the Leyte police office.
According to initial reports, several festival-goers were wounded by the blast. However, authorities have yet to release information regarding the victims.
The blast occurred before a boxing event during the municipality's fiesta.
Authorities are still investigating the incident. - with a report from Ranulfo Docdocan, ABS-CBN News